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Best of TrustedPros 2019 | Spotlight: BCF Contracting Company

The team at BCF Contracting Company has won the Best of TrustedPros for 2019. Their commitment to quality works means that homeowners, suppliers, and partners mean their work stands out from the rest.

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Best of TrustedPros 2019 | Spotlight: SB Construction

The team at SB Construction has won the Best of TrustedPros for 2019. Their commitment to quality works means that homeowners, suppliers, and partners mean their work stands out from the rest.

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Best of TrustedPros 2019 | Spotlight: Ace Plumbing Services

The team at Ace Plumbing has won the Best of TrustedPros for 2019. Their commitment to quality works means that homeowners, suppliers, and partners mean their work stands out from the rest.

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Ten Online Marketing Mistakes You're Making as a Contractor

If you're unfamiliar with the speed that digital and internet marketing is moving at then you better learn more before you're left in the dust! We're here to share some tips to help you lift your internet marketing efforts off the ground by showing you what to do and not to do.

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Reality Check: Survey Reveals Serious Flaws in Homeowner Renovation Hiring Behaviour

We surveyed 395 contractors across Canada and asked them about their clients' hiring behavior. Canadian contractors report that their clientele are not doing enough due diligence during the home renovation hiring process. Contractors report that their clients fail to ask them about their trade and business licenses. Contractors report that their clients mostly ask them about their liability insurance and Workers' Compensation Insurance. Click to read the full report which includes provincial and skilled trade category.

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Most and Least Trustworthy Contractors in Canada Revealed

A good contractor is hard to find. That's why we do our best to help homeowners understand what to look for in a remodeling or service professional before you sign a contract. We've analyzed thirteen years of data to bring you the most an least trustworthy home improvement contractors and service professionals in Canada nationally and provincially. Use this data to understand how much research you should do before you say yes! to your next contractor.

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10 Surprisingly Awesome European-Inspired Home Improvements

Are you looking to make some small home improvements that will change your life for the better? Do you want your home to run smoother and more efficiently? Do you want your home to be safer and cleaner? Wat about more comfortable? We've researched European homes to bring you some of the most interesting, innovative, clever, and useful home improvements that you can implement at home. Although North American homes have a familiar style there is so much to learn from our neighbours from across the pond! These home improvements can surely make your life at home better!

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Negative Online Reviews and the Chilling Effect--is Anti-SLAPP Legislation Protecting Consumers?

Consumers are more powerful than ever in the marketplace. They are able to post their business feedback online and do thorough research before purchasing goods and services. But how are consumers to handle the libel and defamation law suits which that aim to silence them? In this article we discuss how homeowners are at risk for false libel cases and what they can do to avoid them.

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10 New and Innovative Home Building and Design Materials

Home building and design products aren't just about aesthetics anymore. Scientists and designers work tirelessly to integrate sustainability, innovation, and allure into their products. Today's trends show us that building materials must be multi-purpose and eco-friendly. Contemporary values have influenced so many building and design spheres. We've created a list of some of the most exciting additions to the home improvement industry from new builds, to paint, to insulation. Find out more about the recent additions to the market that emphasize anything from marble replicas to energy generating technology.

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How to Avoid Renovation Aggravation: 10 Easy Steps for Contractors and Homeowners

Home renovations are complicated projects with a lot of moving parts. It's easy to run into communication issues, especially when the majority of the renovation is conducted through verbal agreements after the contract is signed. Verbal agreements seem like a casual way to approach a home renovation, but they put homeowners and contractors at serious risk for major complications and expenses. In this article, we show you how to avoid leaving your home renovation up to verbal agreements. We have 10 different ways to help you document a home renovation project.

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